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Mantel Clock

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Clock in "Chinoiserie design". Shaped base of white marble with ormolu feet & mounts. Two tapering pillars: circular ormolu bands on each with 4 or 5 bells pendent. Circular dial between, surmounted by Chinese figurine, has day-of-month hand central with dial. Days of week on face. Sunburst &...

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Provenance

By 1939, Mr. & Mrs. Maxim Karolik. 1944, purchased by the MFA.

Credit Line

Charles Hitchcock Tyler Residuary Fund

French (Paris), Louis XVI, 1785–90

Dimensions

59.05 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.76

Medium or Technique

Metal; ormolu, marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture